Nearly 20 Years After it Closed, Atlanta’s Beloved Backstreet Inspires a New Holiday Ornament

As a 17-year-old Chamblee High School student in 2003, Angela Vara still vividly remembers being invited by her Aunt Vicki Vara to ride atop the Backstreet Atlanta float in the city’s Pride parade. “I remember coming down Peachtree Street and seeing a sea of people wearing pride clothing and holding rainbow flags,” Vara recalls. “I […]